Andre Cooper

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Andre Cooper
No. 81
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-06-21) June 21, 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth: Camden, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Neptune Beach (FL) Fletcher
College: Florida State
Undrafted in 1997
Debuted in 1998 for the Denver Broncos
Last played in 2000 for the Denver Broncos
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions 9
Yards 98
TDs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Andre Damon Cooper (born June 21, 1975) is a former American football wide receiver. After a college career at Florida State University, he was signed as a free agent in 1997 by the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks.[1] He was later signed to the Denver Broncos developmental squad in 1998, before being active the entire 1999 season.[2]

High School Years[edit]

Cooper attended Duncan U. Fletcher High School in Neptune Beach, Florida. While attending high school he was a member of the football and basketball teams. He was voted runner-up "Mr. Basketball" in the state of Florida as well as "Mr. Football" in class 5A.[3] He was a USA Today first team All American.

College years[edit]

Cooper attended Florida State University. He was a contributing member of the 1993 national championship team his freshman year.[4] He was also named Most Valuable Player in the 1996 Orange Bowl, in which Florida State defeated the University of Notre Dame.[5] He currently holds the receiving record for the Orange Bowl for most touchdown receptions. His 15 touchdowns in 1995 is a FSU single season record.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Farnsworth, Clare (1997-04-26). "Rivalry Renewed: Ex-Buckeyes Springs, Galloway Running Again On The Same Field". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Andre Cooper". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 
  3. ^ a b Johnson, L. C. (2002-04-09). "Cooper Learning A New Game (page 1)". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 
  4. ^ Johnson, L. C. (2002-04-09). "Cooper Learning A New Game (page 2)". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 
  5. ^ O'Brien, David (1996-01-02). "Cooper Reaches High – And Grabs Mvp Honor". South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved 2010-09-01.